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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London

"The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (Phil. Trans.) is a scientific journal published by the Royal Society of London. It was established in 1665,[1] making it the first journal in the world exclusively devoted to science, and it has remained in continuous publication ever since, making it the world's longest-running scientific journal." (from Wikipedia, 7/25/2011)

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Experiments on the Refrangibility of the Invisible Rays of the Sun. By William Herschel, LL. D. F. R. S Herschel, W Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1776-1886). 1800-01-01. 90:284–292
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Solubility of Calcium Sulphate in Water in the Presence of Chlorides. Tilden, W.; Shenstone, W Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1884-01-01. 38:331–336
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Cause of Luminosity in the Flames of Hydrocarbon Gases. Lewes, V Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1894-01-01. 57:450–468
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Association of Attributes in Statistics, with Examples from the Material of the Childhood Society, &c. Yule, G Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1899-01-01. 66:22–23
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field. Maxwell, J Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1776-1886). 1865-01-01. 155:459–512
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Modulus of Torsional Rigidity of Quartz Fibres and Its Temperature Coefficient. Horton, F Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1905-01-01. 204:407–431
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Whirling and Vibration of Shafts. Dunkerley, S Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. A (1887-1895). 1894-01-01. 185:279–360
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Effect of Electrical Stimulation of the Frog's Heart, and Its Modification by Heat, Cold, and the Action of Drugs. Brunton, T.; Cash, T Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1883-01-01. 35:455–495
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Emulsifying Action of Soap. A Contribution to the Theory of Detergent Action. Shorter, S.; Ellingworth, S. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1916-02-01. 92 (638):231–247
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Whirling and Vibration of Shafts. Dunkerley, S Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1893-01-01. 54:365–370
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Determination of the Specific Heat of Superheated Steam by Throttling and Other Experiments. Peake, A. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1905-06-28. 76 (509):185–205
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Action of Chlorine upon Urea Whereby a Dichloro Urea is Produced. Chattaway, F. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1908-12-22. 81 (549):381–388
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On the Comparative Anatomy of the Thyroid Gland. Simon, J Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1776-1886). 1844-01-01. 134:295–303
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
A Gas Calorimeter. Boys, C. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1906-02-08. 77 (515):122–130
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Electrical Conductivity and Other Properties of Sodium Hydroxide in Aqueous Solution as Elucidating the Mechanism of Conduction. Bousfield, W.; Lowry, T Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1905-01-01. 204:253–322
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Absolute Measurements of a Resistance by a Method Based on That of Lorenz. Smith, F Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1914-01-01. 214:27–108
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
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The Kata-Thermometer as a Measure of Ventilation. Hill, L.; Vernon, H.; Hargood-Ash, D. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1905-1934). 1922-03-01. 93 (651):198–206
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Description of a Floating Collimator. Kater, H Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1800-1843). 1815-01-01. 2:232–234
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Chemistry of the Urine of the Horse. Smith, F Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1889-01-01. 46:328–340
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
An Essay towards Solving a Problem in the Doctrine of Chances. By the Late Rev. Mr. Bayes, F. R. S. Communicated by Mr. Price, in a Letter to John Canton, A. M. F. R. S Bayes, M.; Price, M Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775). 1763-01-01. 53:370–418
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Electric Conductivity of Nitric Acid. Veley, V.; Manley, J Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1897-01-01. 62:223–225
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Elasticity of Rubber Balloons and Hollow Viscera. Osborne, W.; Sutherland, W. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1905-1934). 1909-11-23. 81 (551):485–499
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Experiments on Tribo-Electricity. I. The Tribo-Electric Series. Shaw, P. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1917-11-05. 94 (656):16–33
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Electrical Conductivity of Dilute Solutions of Sulphuric Acid. Whetham, W. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1905-12-06. 76 (513):577–583
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Isothermal Layer of the Atmosphere and Atmospheric Radiation. Gold, E. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1909-02-16. 82 (551):43–70
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The Solubility of Xenon, Krypton, Argon, Neon, and Helium in Water. von Antropoff, A. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1910-04-14. 83 (565):474–482
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Contributions to the Mathematical Theory of Evolution. Pearson, K Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. A (1887-1895). 1894-01-01. 185:71–110
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Electrical Conductivity and other Properties of Sodium Hydroxide in Aqueous Solution, as Elucidating the Mechanism of Conduction. Bousfield, W.; Lowry, T Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1904-01-01. 74:280–283
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Discharge of Electricity Produced by the Rontgen Rays, and the Effects Produced by These Rays on Dielectrics through Which They Pass. Thomson, J Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1895-01-01. 59:274–276
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
A Method for Determining Velocities of Saponification. Walker, J. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1906-08-18. 78 (522):157–160
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On Terephthalic Acid and Its Derivatives. la Rue, W.; Muller, H Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1860-01-01. 11:112–117
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Effects of Changes of Temperature on the Modulus of Torsional Rigidity of Metal Wires. Horton, F Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1905-01-01. 204:1–55
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Bakerian Lecture: On the Increase of Electrical Resistance in Conductors with Rise of Temperature, and Its Application to the Measure of Ordinary and Furnace Temperatures; Also on a Simple Method of Measuring Electrical Resistances. Siemens, C Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1870-01-01. 19:443–445
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Normal Weston Cadmium Cell. Smith, F Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1908-01-01. 207:393–420
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Cytology of Apogamy and Apospory.--1. Preliminary Note on Apogamy. Farmer, J.; Moore, J.; Digby, L. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1902-01-01. 71:453–457
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Some Uses of Cylindrical Lens-Systems, Including Rotation of Images. Burch, G Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1904-01-01. 73:281–286
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Selective Properties of the Copper Ferrocyanide Membrane. Tinker, F. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1917-06-01. 93 (651):268–276
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Motions of Camphor on the Surface of Water. Tomlinson, C Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1860-01-01. 11:575–577
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Kinematics of Machines. Hearson, T Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1895-01-01. 58:167–174
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The Ginger-Beer Plant, and the Organisms Composing it: A Contribution to the Study of Fermentation-Yeasts and Bacteria. Ward, H Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. B (1887-1895). 1892-01-01. 183:125–197
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Colours and Pigments of Flowers with Special Reference to Genetics. Wheldale, M. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1905-1934). 1909-03-13. 81 (545):44–60
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Eddy-Current Losses in Cylindrical Conductors, with Special Applications to the Alternating Current Resistances of Short Coils. Butterworth, S Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1922-01-01. 222:57–100
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Specific Heat of Aqueous Solutions, with Special Reference to Sodium and Potassium Chlorides. Bousfield, W.; Bousfield, C Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1919-01-01. 218:119–156
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On the Nature of Electrocapillary Phenomena. I. Their Relation to the Potential Differences between Solutions. Smith, S Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1900-01-01. 193:47–87
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Zeros of Bessel Functions. Watson, G. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1918-03-01. 94 (659):190–206
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On Operators in Physical Mathematics. Part II. Heaviside, O Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1893-01-01. 54:105–143
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
An Experimental Investigation of the Circumstances Which Determine Whether the Motion of Water Shall Be Direct or Sinuous, and of the Law of Resistance in Parallel Channels. Reynolds, O Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1883-01-01. 35:84–99
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
A Memoir on the Theory of Matrices. Cayley, A Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1776-1886). 1858-01-01. 148:17–37
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Report on the Eruptions of the Soufriere, in St. Vincent, in 1902, and on a Visit to Montagne Pelee, in Martinique. Part I. Anderson, T.; Flett, J.; McDonald, T. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1903-01-01. 200:353–553
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Fermentation of Galactose by Yeast and Yeast-Juice (Preliminary Communication.). Harden, A.; Norris, R. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1905-1934). 1910-09-22. 82 (560):645–649
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A New Form of Wehnelt Interrupter. Newman, F. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1921-07-01. 99 (699):324–330
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The Life-History and Cytology of Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilb.), Perc., the Cause of Wart Disease in Potato. Curtis, K Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1896-1934). 1921-01-01. 210:409–478
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Effects of Changes of Temperature on the Modulus of Torsional Rigidity of Metal Wires. Horton, F Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1904-01-01. 73:334–336
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Researches on the Tides. Sixth Series. On the Results of an Extensive System of Tide Observations Made on the Coasts of Europe and America in June 1835. Whewell, W Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1776-1886). 1836-01-01. 126:289–341
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The Wave-Making Resistance of Ships: A Theoretical and Practical Analysis. Havelock, T. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1909-05-26. 82 (554):276–300
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Stability of Submarines. White, W. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1906-06-21. 77 (520):528–537
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Account of a Very Remarkable Young Musician. In a Letter from the Honourable Daines Barrington, F. R. S. to Mathew Maty, M. D. Sec. R. S Barrington, D Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775). 1770-01-01. 60:54–64
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Origin and Destiny of Cholesterol in the Animal Organism. Part VII.-On the Quantity of Cholesterol and Cholesterol Esters in the Blood of Rabbits Fed on Diets Containing Varying Amounts of Cholesterol. Fraser, M.; Gardner, J. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1905-1934). 1910-09-09. 82 (559):559–568
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Theory of the Helmholtz Resonator. Rayleigh, L. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1916-02-01. 92 (638):265–275
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Boiling-Point of Sulphur on the Constant-Pressure Air Thermometer. Eumorfopoulos, N. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1908-11-09. 81 (548):339–362
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On a Method of Studying Transpiration. Darwin, F. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1905-1934). 1914-02-02. 87 (595):269–280
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
On Operators in Physical Mathematics. Part I. Heaviside, O Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1892-01-01. 52:504–529
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Report of a Remarkable Appearance of the Aurora Borealis below the Clouds. Farquharson, J Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1776-1886). 1842-01-01. 132:87–88
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Observations on Stomata. Darwin, F Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1896-1934). 1898-01-01. 190:531–621
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Tension of Metallic Films Deposited by Electrolysis. Stoney, G. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1909-05-06. 82 (553):172–175
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
An Account of the Cause of the Change of the Variation of the Magnetical Needle; With an Hypothesis of the Structure of the Internal Parts of the Earth: As It Was Proposed to the Royal Society in One of Their Late Meetings. By Edm. Halley. Halley, E Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775). 1753-01-01. 16:563–578
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The Approximate Arithmetical Solution by Finite Differences of Physical Problems Involving Differential Equations, with an Application to the Stresses in a Masonry Dam. Richardson, L Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Math. or Phys. Character (1896-1934). 1911-01-01. 210:307–357
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On the Stability of Loose Earth. Rankine, W Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1776-1886). 1857-01-01. 147:9–27
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Effect of Shallow Water on Wave Resistance. Havelock, T. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1922-02-01. 100 (706):499–505
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Description of the Brain of Mr. Charles Babbage, F.R.S. Horsley, V Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character (1896-1934). 1909-01-01. 200:117–131
Topics: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Fourier's Series and Analytic Functions. Carleman, T.; Hardy, G. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1922-05-01. 101 (709):124–133
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On Waves in an Elastic Plate. Lamb, H. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing Papers of a Mathematical and Physical Character (1905-1934). 1917-03-01. 93 (648):114–128
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On the Compounds of Ammonia with Selenium Dioxide. Cameron, C.; Macallan, J Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (1854-1905). 1888-01-01. 44:112–115
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Methodus Nova Accurata et Facilis Inveniendi Radices AEquationum Quarumcumque Generaliter, Sine Praevia Reductione. Per Edm. Halley. Halley, E Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775). 1753-01-01. 18:136–148
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On the Nature of the Function Expressive of the Law of Human Mortality, and on a New Mode of Determining the Value of Life Contingencies. Gompertz, B Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1776-1886). 1825-01-01. 115:513–583
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